A Corinna man was sentenced Friday to 11 years in federal prison for running a cocaine and oxycodone distribution ring that stretched from Rhode Island to Dexter.

Roger Belanger, 59, was convicted last August after a jury trial. His prison sentence, imposed by U.S. District Judge Jon D. Levy at federal court in Bangor, will be followed by five years of supervised release.

According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Belanger and his daughter, Kelli Mujo, distributed illegal drugs from 2002 through 2014 in the rural towns around Dexter in Penobscot County.

State and federal drug agents determined that Belanger was directly involved in transporting 22 kilograms of cocaine and thousands of oxycodone pills from Rhode Island to Maine.

Mujo, 31, already was sentenced in March, to 14 years in prison, as was a third person, Mark Tasker, 49, who received a 10-year sentence for his role in the drug operation.

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